Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[pahy-ruh-tek-nik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈtɛk nɪk/

of or relating to .
pertaining to, resembling, or suggesting fireworks.

1704, “of or pertaining to fire;” 1825, “of or pertaining to fireworks,” from pyro- + Greek tekhnikos “made by art,” from tekhne “art” (see techno-). Figurative use attested from 1847. Related: Pyrotechnical (1610s, from pyrotechny “use of gunpowder,” 1570s).


Read Also:

  • Pyrotechnician

    [pahy-roh-tek-nish-uh n] /ˌpaɪ roʊ tɛkˈnɪʃ ən/ noun 1. a specialist in the origin of fires, their nature and control, etc. 2. a fireworks or expert; pyrotechnist. 3. a performer capable of dazzling virtuosity: a pyrotechnician of the keyboard. n. 1729, from pyrotechnic + -an.

  • Pyrotechnics

    [pahy-ruh-tek-niks] /ˌpaɪ rəˈtɛk nɪks/ noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. the art of making fireworks. 2. the use of fireworks for display, military purposes, etc. 3. a display of fireworks. 4. a brilliant or sensational display, as of rhetoric or musicianship. 5. Military. ammunition containing chemicals for producing smoke or light, as […]

  • Pyrotechnist

    [pahy-ruh-tek-nist] /ˌpaɪ rəˈtɛk nɪst/ noun 1. a person skilled in , especially in the manufacture or use of fireworks.

  • Pyrotic

    pyrotic py·rot·ic (pī-rŏt’ĭk) adj.

Disclaimer: Pyrotechnical definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.